Iron Maiden – An British heavy metal band from Leyton in east London, formed in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. Since their inception, the band’s discography has grown to include a collective total of thirty-six albums.Known for such powerful hits as “Two Minutes to Midnight” and “The Trooper,” Iron Maiden were and are one of the most influential bands of the heavy metal genre.
Metallica – An American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1981. They concentrate on heavy metal, thrash metal, speed metal and hard rock genres. Metallica has released nine studio albums, three live albums, five extended plays, 24 music videos, and 45 singles. The band has won nine Grammy Awards.
Slayer – An American thrash metal band formed in Huntington Park, California, in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. the band has released two live albums, one box set, six videos, two extended plays, and eleven studio albums, four of which have received gold certification in the United States. The band has received five Grammy nominations.
X Japan – A Japanese heavy metal band founded in 1982 by Toshimitsu “Toshi” Deyama and Yoshiki Hayashi. They started out as a power/speed metal band and later gravitated towards a progressive metal, symphonic metal and glam meta and retaining emphasis on ballads.
Orphaned Land – An Israeli heavy metal band, formed in 1991, that combines progressive metal, Death/doom, Jewish and Arabic influences.Orphaned Land fuse progressive, doom, and death metal as well as Middle-Eastern folk music and Arabic traditions in a form of Oriental metal.
Tang Dynasty – A Chinese ethnic-art rock and prog-metal band that’s frequently credited as the first heavy metal band in China.Their seem is a component progressive rock and artistic metal and part traditional Chinese vocal techniques with lyrical poetry and musical plans designed to hearken to the glorious times of ancient Chinese civilization particularly, the art and cultural epitome of Chinese history.
Max Cavalera – is really a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He was the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for that heavy metal band Sepultura, before creating Soulfly within the late the nineteen nineties. Cavalera seemed to be involved with a brief-resided side project, Nailbomb, and it is presently carrying out with Soulfly and the other project, Cavalera Conspiracy.